Sweden is home to what may be the world’s first shopping center selling only recycled, upcycled and repurposed goods. ReTuna operates as part mall, part social enterprise.
Climate & Environment
This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.
The governments of New Zealand and India recognized their most cherished landmarks in a most unusual way: by acknowledging them as legal persons, with rights to representation and the right to sue.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved a resolution calling for the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils, including palm oil, in biofuels by 2020. Could the U.S. follow up with similar policies on corn and soy?
To accommodate booming population growth, cities will face increasing challenges, including congested transportation and housing and the need to reliably supply sufficient energy to meet growing demands. Resilience strategies and energy efficiency can help.
Today, the apparel company released its 2016 sustainability report outlining several new goals including a pledge to become climate positive throughout its entire value chain by 2040.
This year alone, federal renewable energy tax credits will result in more than 220,000 jobs and contribute $23 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a new report.
When White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney announced the proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year on March 16, he said “spending on climate change is a waste of your money, and we’re not going to do it anymore.” The implications of that pronouncement and the related Presidential Executive Order Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth released on March 28 are far reaching, and will most assuredly cost money in the long run.
Walmart is setting itself up for a boycott over its position on climate change and the Clean Power Plan rollback, but the chances for success are slim.
Tom’s of Maine, in a partnership with TerraCycle, says it has a solution for unwanted toys: Consumers can collect old or broken toys and ship them to the upcycling company for free.
A major Chinese daily lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump about his climate policies on Thursday, calling them “political selfishness.”
As much as 30% of water is lost on the way to its destination, thanks to leaks and aging infrastructure. This Israeli start up may have the solution.
Rails and subways are a big part of the public transportation infrastructure in areas with a high population density but when it comes to trains, the U.S. is lagging behind the rest of the world. What sort of future are we looking at for the U.S. railway system?
U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account for the social cost of carbon. It’s the the rollback of this provision that could do the most long-term damage, some experts say.
Seventy-five percent of Americans want carbon dioxide regulated as a pollutant, according to a nationwide survey conducted by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.
One of the coal sector’s most strident generals, Murray Energy founder and CEO Robert Murray, said the president should “temper” expectations about how his executive actions will affect coal jobs.